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The consumer packaged goods company plans to eliminate one-third of its plastic waste by 2025.
December 23, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
If the historic influx of recycling legislation in Congress over the past few years tells us anything, it’s that recycling and materials management are on the national agenda.
December 14, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
A new sort of environmental offset, the credits developed by GreenCollar go toward helping improve water quality near the Great Barrier Reef.
December 7, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The material itself is not the crux of the problem.
December 7, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
With social license at risk, demand for recycled plastic is becoming inelastic and those able to supply to exacting standards will emerge and prosper.
December 2, 2020 by Doug Woodring
The government pays farmers to pull water from the Ogallala-High Plains Aquifer — now they're depleting it
These researchers found that state and federal policies encourage farmers to pull from the aquifer. Within 50 years, the entire aquifer is expected be 70 percent depleted.
November 18, 2020 by Matthew R. Sanderson
Progress update from Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UNEP warns the shift away from single-use plastic is not happening fast enough.
November 11, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Farms are experiencing extreme weather resulting in more difficult harvests from climate change. Clean energy offers a new source of income.
October 29, 2020 by Molly Bergen
Tackling the diversity and volume of plastic waste today requires not only multiple strategies, but also the participation of all stakeholders to drive toward an optimal system.
October 16, 2020 by Paula Luu
Sponsored: More than 300 organizations across North America are always giving with the Fill it Forward reusable products and app experience.
October 14, 2020 by Matt Wittek
With only weeks to go until the election, Connecticut farmer Jenni Bass says she hopes voters see through what she describes as Trump’s empty attempts to appeal to farmers.
October 13, 2020 by Leanna First-Arai
Get the compelling message on your package to build both awareness and value in certifications which, in turn, will build value and believability in your sustainability story.
October 6, 2020 by Suzanne Shelton
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans — and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.
September 17, 2020 by Kate S. Petersen
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
Sponsored: What does mass balance have to do with doing what's right, innovation and gifts from your grandma? Read the full story from Eastman's mass balance experts.
September 14, 2020 by Holli Alexander
Plus, why buzzwords such as ‘regeneration’ can be a crutch.
September 11, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
Farmers across the Corn Belt tend to plant rotations of soy and corn. Diversification could boost returns and reduce pollution. Why don't farmers make the switch?
September 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
'Tipping points go both ways,' says journalist Judith D. Schwartz. If we focus on the best possible outcomes, perhaps we can restore ecosystems.
September 11, 2020 by Breanna Draxler
What do CMOs, CFOs and the heads of legal, HR and innovation have to do with plastic waste? More than you'd think.
September 8, 2020 by Audrey Choi
Hook consumers onto new sustainable habits with these tips from industry and academic experts.
September 3, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Even while playing an important role in the chain, they typically are not compensated for that contribution. Corporations have an opportunity to change that.
September 2, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
The U.S. Plastics Pact launches new initiative to redesign the plastics value chain at Circularity 20
The U.S. recycling system is notoriously ineffective. A new Recycling Partnership project convenes 60 organizations and aims to change that by 2025.
September 2, 2020 by Holly Secon
Sponsored: Little changes can add up to big differences.
September 1, 2020 by Dan Riendeau
The Regenerative Organic Certified program evaluates farms and producers at three tiers — bronze, silver and gold.
August 27, 2020 by Jared Kaufman
These days, it's hard to leave the house without seeing a plexiglass shield, but what will happen to that plastic when the pandemic is over?
August 25, 2020 by Jesse Klein